A young girl's search for her identity and for a love that can overcome her past. Questa Adamson is stranded in Italy for the duration of the Second World War. When she finally returns to England she is haunted by terrible memories. She finds that the safe childhood world she remembers has disappeared and that she is as alone in her home country as she has been in Italy. She also finds that she has inherited a tumbledown manor house in Shropshire and is determined to restore the estate to its former glory, despite rationing and post-war austerity. And when she meets her mysterious neighbor, Marcus, it seems as if she might, at last, begin to drop her guard and learn to love. But loving Marcus brings its own special difficulties and Questa soon finds herself faced with an extraordinary and painful choice.a#39;There aina#39;t nothina#39; like findina#39; yourself up to your eyes in cold water to bring out passion between a ... finished squirting the last of the milk into her bucket, then stood up and looked over at the younger girl with affection ... a#39;Silly little dope, I knew the first time I set eyes on you that you were going to be my girl, it was just a matter of how long it would take to get you to drop your guard, admit you fancied me.
|Title||:||The Blue And Distant Hills|
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2012-04-24|